Some doctors recommend 24-hour blood pressure monitoring

[KARE11, September 11, 2013] Health experts estimate that 30 percent of people don't get an accurate blood pressure reading at the doctor's office. In response, a group of Twin Cities doctors have been asking their patients to wear a cuff at home for 24 hours.

Drs. Michael Cummings and David Ingham at Abbott Northwestern General Medicine Associates in Edina, part of Allina Health, believe the 24-hour readings are the best way to get an accurate measure of someone's blood pressure. Watch the story here.

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